Dalla comunicazione dell’IRS (Internal Revenue Service): “How is virtual currency treated for federal tax purposes? For federal tax purposes, virtual currency is treated as property. General tax principles applicable to property transactions apply to transactions using virtual currency” “Must a taxpayer who receives virtual currency as payment for goods or services include in computing gross […]
Apple Should Pay $840 Million Over E-Books, States Say – Bloomberg Posted from Diigo.
Dutch libraries introduce new lending system for e-books From today, members of Dutch libraries can lend and read 5000 e-books on their tablets, mobile phones, computers or e-readers. The e-books are secured in such a way that they become unreadable after 3 weeks. Posted from Diigo.
Misure Teconologiche di protezione – Corte di Giustizia UE – Caso “Nintendo” Importante decisione della Corte di Giustizia sulle misure tecnologiche di protezione, cioè quelle adottate dal produttore per evitare l’utilizzo di un “device”, come la consolle Nintendo (o anche, perché no, un lettore di ebook?), per fruire di contenuti digitali non “autorizzati” dal produttore […]
An Open Letter from US Researchers in Cryptography and Information Security "…We urge the US government to reject society-wide surveillance and the subversion of security technology, to adopt state-of-the-art, privacy-preserving technology, and to ensure that new policies, guided by enunciated principles, support human rights, trustworthy commerce, and technical innovation". Posted from Diigo.
CURIA – Documenti Corte di Giustizia dell’UE, 19 dicembre 2013, C‑202/12: "…an operator who makes available on the Internet a dedicated meta search engine such as that at issue in the main proceedings re-utilises the whole or a substantial part of the contents of a database protected under Article 7, where that dedicated meta engine: […]
The IPKat: SUPER-BREAKING NEWS: EU Commission had several serious doubts about Italian Communication Authority’s Online Copyright Enforcement Regulation compatibility with fundamental rights and EU law tags: AGCOM SUPER-BREAKING NEWS: EU Commission had several serious doubts about Italian Communication Authority’s Online Copyright Enforcement Regulation compatibility with fundamental rights and EU law Posted from Diigo.
Ruling Ends ‘Net Neutrality’ On A Technicality – Business Insider tags: net neutrality case-law Posted from Diigo.
"Streaming is not per se a copyright infringing act of reproduction in Germany" "The German ministry of Justice said that the act of offering a streaming service is not per se illegal in terms of copyright law. For it to be against the law, it must be beyond doubt that the content is indeed protected […]
Italian Communication Authority Brushes Off Growing Discontent With Its Proposal for Administrative Enforcement of Copyright Online | Center for Internet and Society tags: AGCOM internet copyright Posted from Diigo.